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Incredibly slow upload speed vs incredibly fast download speed on ethernet


New Member
Mar 9, 2023
13 (0.04/day)
Hi there,

I recently connected my Dell XPS 15 9520 to ethernet at my current place, and have been having an odd issue. The laptop has always had some sort of network issue, always having stutters when it shouldn't, and having slower internet than even that of my phone, however, this is to a whole new extreme. If I am connected wirelessly, I am getting this speed through ookla speed test:

However, if I am connected to ethernet, I am getting this:

I have absolutely no idea how to fix this, as my download is just absolutely terrible, and my upload is doing more than fine. I can rule out the ISP, since this issue isn't showing up on any of my other devices, but this one in specific is having the issue. Any ideas to what the problem is?